In law, mitigation is factors which help lessen the severity of a crime or it’s punishment when taken into consideration. So what factors can be included?
A case study which shows the complexities of death by dangerous driving and causation which highlights that you don’t have to be THE cause to be A cause.
When handing out sentences, courts have to follow guidelines that take several factors into account. What are they? And can courts act outside the guidelines?
Amid the Covid-19 crisis, a new police station interview protocol has been set-out to help ensure detainees get the legal representation they are entitled to.
As we are currently in a state of lockdown, the Government have amended The Road Traffic Act 1988 to allow for a six month extension for pending MOT tests.
As the country enters the second week of “lockdown” to help combat the Covid-19 virus, we look at what laws are in place – and what the possible penalties are.